Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Here at Major Hifi, we LOVE headphones and music in general.  So throughout our adventures in testing headphones, we invariably come across certain models that demand attention.  Our staff picks pertain to headphones that we believe perform above-and-beyond the rest, whether it's due to the price, your music tastes, or the technology involved.

Sennheiser HD 599 Review

Sennheiser headphones have long been characterized by an overall darker sound – with plenty of emphasis on the low end, while the mids and highs often vary from one model to...

Beyerdynamic DT 1990 Pro Review

Beyerdynamic has been rolling out a lot of new products lately just in time for the holidays. Coming as a huge addition to their professional reference headphone line, the DT 1990 is a...

Beyerdynamic Byron BTA Wireless Review

Beyerdynamic has released their Byron In-Ear line which is exciting because this heralds Beyerdynamic's entrance into the wireless In-Ear market. This release comes with 3 different incarnations of the Byron In-Ear....

Sennheiser PC 373D Review

Sennheiser has been contently rated in the top tier of gaming headsets with their GAME series and their more refined PC series. While the GAME headsets are more inclined towards console...

Shure SE315 Review

Shure earphones usually receive their due credit when it comes to sound quality, especially high-end models such as the SE535 and SE846.  For entry-level models, though, beginner audiophiles often find themselves at...
MicFlip Reversible MicroUSB Charging Cable

MicFlip Reversible MicroUSB Charging Cable

This cable has solved an issue to plague all microUSB items from headphones to tablet. Here's our review of MicFlip, a reversible charging cable. MicFlip Reversible MicroUSB Charging Cable How many times have...

Audio Technica ATH-ESW990H Review

Fresh from Audio Technica this year, the ATH-ESW990H has just graced my review desk with its presence.  Featuring wood cups made from sycamore, these headphones supposedly offer extreme detail in the...
Shure SRH1840 Review

Shure SRH1840 Review

The Shure SRH1840 runs about $499.  Sporting an open-back design, it's definitely packing some high-end sound.  But just how good of a sound is it?  And is it worth the price...

Audio Technica ATH-A1000Z Review

Recently, we've seen some stellar high-end headphones being cranked out by Audio Technica.  Today I got to sit down with my music library and the ATH-A1000Z for some critical listening.  My...
Hifiman HE400S Review

Hifiman HE400S Review

Where Hifiman is concerned, most attention is placed on their mid-to-high-end options, whether it be the HE400I, the HE560, or the luxurious HE1000.  Much less attention gets devoted to the cheaper HE400S....

Fostex TH-900 MK2 Review

High end closed-back headphones for audiophiles.  In a landscape as barren as this, the few models that inhabit it are sure to stand out with varying degrees of merit.  The $1499...
Etymotic ER4-SR Review

Etymotic ER4-SR Review

A few days ago I tackled the brand new Etymotic ER4-XR, and today I got my mits on the the new ER4-SR earphone.  The SR version is a Studio Reference model, designed...